Trustees take office RI President John Germ’s appointees to The Rotary Foundation Board of Trustees as of 1 July

 

 

 

 

 William B Boyd
Pakuranga, Auckland, New Zealand

Bill retired in 1995 as general manager of Gordon and Gotch Magazines Ltd., New Zealand’s largest magazine distributor. He is trustee of New Zealand’s Trees for Survival Trust and the June Gray Trust. He was awarded the Queen’s Service Order for Community Service in the 2007 New Year Honours list and became a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2013.

A Rotarian since 1971, he has served Rotary as president, treasurer, director, Foundation trustee and chair, regional Rotary Foundation coordinator, Rotary information counselor, committee member and chair, International Assembly moderator, training leader, and district governor.

Bill is a recipient of The Rotary Foundation’s Citation for Meritorious Service and its Distinguished Service Award. He also received a Distinguished Service Award from Rotary Down Under.

 

 

 

 

 

Gary C K Huang
Taipei, Taiwan

Gary is an adviser for Wah Lee Industrial Corp. and Bank of Panhsin, and is director of Federal Corp. and Sunty Development Co. Ltd. He previously was president of Malayan Overseas Insurance Co. and chair of Taiwan Sogo Shinkong Security Co. Ltd. He received the Civic Service Award of the Federation of Non-Profit Associations and the Outstanding Community Service Award from Taiwan’s Ministry of the Interior.

A Rotarian since 1976, he has served Rotary as president, vice president, director, Foundation trustee, International Assembly group discussion leader, regional session leader, task force member, committee member and chair, and district governor. He also was chair of the 2014 International Assembly Committee; adviser for the Permanent Fund Committee for Taiwan, Macau, and Hong Kong; and PolioPlus advocacy adviser for Taiwan.

Gary is a recipient of the RI Service Above Self Award and Presidential Citation and the Foundation’s Citation for Meritorious Service and Distinguished ­Service Award.

 

 

 

 

 

Barry Rassin
East Nassau, Bahamas

Barry is a consultant to the Doctors Hospital Health System in the Bahamas. He has served over the years as chair of Project Read Bahamas, chair of the Quality Council of the Bahamas, and vice chair of Safe Bahamas.

A Rotarian since 1980, Barry has served RI as director, RI president’s representative, RI president’s aide, committee member and chair, task force member, RI training leader, and district governor. He is one of four account holders for the Haiti Earthquake Relief Donor Advised Fund and has been leading the Rotary relief efforts in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake.

He is a recipient of RI’s Service Above Self Award and is a Major Donor and Benefactor of the Foundation.

 

 

 

 

 

Seiji Kita
Urawa East, Saitama, Japan

Seiji is chair of a construction company. He also runs affiliated companies that operate nursing and children’s homes as well as office rental space. He is a chair of the Saitama Athletic Association, an adviser of the Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, and a trustee of the Saitama Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
A Rotarian since 1982, Seiji has served RI as a director, Executive Committee member, regional Rotary Foundation coordinator, district training leader, International Institute vice chair, and district governor. He also served on the Great East Japan Earthquake Disaster Recovery Fund Committee.

He is a recipient of the Presidential Citation and the Foundation’s Distinguished Service Award. He and his wife, Nobuko, established the Seiji and Nobuko Kita Endowed Fund for the Rotary Peace Centers. Seiji is a Major Donor and a member of the Foundation’s Bequest Society, Paul Harris Society, and Arch Klumph Society.

 

 

 

 

 

Kenneth M Schuppert Jr.
Decatur, Ala., USA

Ken is a partner with the firm of Blackburn, Maloney, & Schuppert LLC, practicing corporate, real estate, and probate law. He is a member of the American and Alabama bar associations and has served on several bar association committees. He has also served his community and church on numerous committees and boards, and in other leadership positions.

A Rotarian since 1983, he has served RI as director, vice president, president’s representative, committee member and chair, regional Foundation coordinator, Rotary coordinator, Council on Legislation representative, task force zone coordinator, training leader, moderator, and district governor.

Ken is a recipient of the RI Avenues of ­Service ­Citation and The Rotary Foundation’s Citation for Meritorious ­Service and Distinguished Service Award. He and his wife, Lynn, who is also a Rotarian, are Benefactors, Bequest Society members, and Major Donors of the Foundation.

Reproduced from The Rotarian

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